eye health

Blogs and information about eye health.

Guest blogger

4 Nov

Tell-tale signs you may have cataracts

Vision is one of the most important senses you have, so it’s essential that you protect it. From driving to watching TV, our vision aids us in almost every activity we carry out in the modern world. One of the …

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Guest blogger

25 Sep

A Vision of Good Eye Health

Regular eye checks and a healthy lifestyle go hand in hand with healthy eyes, yet too often we overlook the health of our eyes until we start to experience vision problems. So what should we be doing to protect our …

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Guest blogger

6 Jan

Don’t let high blood pressure affect your vision

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An eye examination can prove beneficial to more than just your eye health. Conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, and excessive levels of cholesterol can all be spotted during an optician’s routine checks. Whilst this is hugely beneficial for catching irregularities …

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Guest blogger

20 Sep

8 Facts you should know about laser eye surgery

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There are different types of laser eye surgery There are three main types of laser eye surgery, LASEK, LASIK and Smile. LASEK involves removing the epitheral layer to perform the surgery, which then grows back within a few hours. Recovery for …

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6 Jul

Different Headache Types Require Different Treatment

Headaches aren’t unusual; we all get them from time to time. But almost 10 percent of U.S. adults will have at least one headache each year so bad that they will end up to the doctor. As many as 6 …

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Danielle Ward

27 Nov

Safety Before Style: Keeping Eyes Safe with Contact Lenses and Makeup

Most contact lens wearers aren’t aware of some of the potential hazards that make-up and hair products pose for their contact lenses and ultimately, their eyes. Wearing colored contact lenses can help people achieve the look they want as well …

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Guest blogger

3 Nov

Laser Eye Surgery Breakthroughs on the Horizon

Most people are aware of the different types of laser eye surgery out there for correcting vision, such as LASIK, but there are many different procedures for many different issues within the eye. Currently, the same researchers that helped advance …

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Deborah

28 Jul

Can you get hay fever later in life?

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This was a question posed today on the BBC2 Chris Evans Radio show and caught my attention as I drove into the talkhealth office this morning. One of Chris Evan’s colleagues says he’s just started getting hay fever this year …

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Guest blogger

26 May

6 Tips for New Contact Lens Wearers

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If you are new to wearing contact lenses or have been wearing them for a while, you may have questions about your lenses and caring for the correctly. All first time wearers go through an adjustment phase. After a few …

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Charity News

18 Feb

Thyroid Eye Disease Meeting – Newcastle upon Tyne – Friday 16 / Saturday 17 May 2014

A unique event bringing together leading European and British experts on Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) will be an opportunity for patients with TED, their families and carers, members of the public and pupils to meet European and UK experts to …

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Guest blogger

4 Oct

The Key to Reducing Eye Stress in the Workplace

Your sight is one of your most important senses, so it’s a constant source of wonder that so many of us take it for granted. Nowhere is this truer than in the workplace, where we’re at risk of damaging it, …

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Guest blogger

13 Sep

Local Business are Official Sponsors of National Eye Health Week 2013

Butterflies Healthcare Ltd are proud to have been asked to sponsor the UK’s fourth National Eye Health Week. This is a collaboration between opticians, ophthalmologists, eye health charities and organisations. It aims to encourage everyone to have regular sight tests and …

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Stef

5 Sep

4 Simple Ways to Keep Eyes Healthy & Beautiful

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They say your eyes reflect your health. Your eyes are arguably the most important feature on your face.  In fact, most people notice your eyes before they see anything else.   Enhancing your eyes and caring for them should be a …

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